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{adj: longed-for, wished-for, yearned-for} greatly desired

{adv: longingly, yearningly} in a yearning manner
"he spent the rest of the act gazing longingly over my right shoulder at the illuminated word `Exit'"

{n: hankering, yen} a yearning for something or to do something

{n: longing, yearning, hungriness} prolonged unfulfilled desire or need

{n: wishfulness} an unrealistic yearning

{v: ache, yearn, yen, pine, languish} have a desire for something or someone who is not present
"She ached for a cigarette"
"I am pining for my lover"

{v: hanker, long, yearn} desire strongly or persistently

{v: yearn} have affection for ; feel tenderness for


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